Wednesday, 16 August 2017

UK Government Chevening (FCO) Scholarships for International Students in UK 2017

UK Government’s offered two types of awards Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships. The recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world. These scholarships are awarded for globally applicants all over the world. The scheme makes awards to outstanding students with leadership potential from around the world to study full-time postgraduate courses at any universities in the UK.
Fields of Study / Subjects
Applicants can select any field for master’s degree offered by the any university in the UK under the Chevening scholarship scheme
Numbers of Scholarships
About 1800 Chevening awards are offered annually for the Master students
Duration of Scholarships
Normally duration is one year for master’s studies but the applicant’s extend the year according to the subjects
Scholarships Description / Details
This scholarships cover:
  • Covers tuition fees
  • A monthly living allowance
  • An economy class returns airfare to and from the UK
  • An arrival allowance
  • A homeward departure allowance
  • Additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure
Eligibility Criteria
Applicants for these scholarships must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Have an undergraduate degree from any recognized university with excellent academic record/grades
  • Must have at least two years’ work experience
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement such as Academic IELTS, Pearson PTE Academic, TOEFL iBT, Cambridge English: Advanced (CEA), Trinity ISE II (B2)
Not Eligible applicants for Chevening Scholarships:
  • Not eligible who hold British or dual British citizenship (unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong)
  • Are not an employee, a relative of an employee, or a former employee since July 2015 of Her Majesty’s Government including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK Trade and Investment, the Ministry of Defense and the Home Office, the British Council, a partner, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship. Chevening Alumni are not eligible to apply for a further scholarship but may be eligible to apply for a fellowship five years after completion of the first award
Scholarships Bond
Applicants must return to their country/home for a minimum of two years after their Master scholarship has ended
How to Apply / Download Scholarships Form / Documents Required
  • To Apply for this Scholarship must sign up here 
  • Attach all necessary documents:
  • Proof of English language Test Scores
  • Academic Transcripts of bachelors/F.Sc/Matric degree
  • Copy of Passport
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Two References Letters
  • All documents must be in PDF format
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 7th November (Annual)
Official Website: Visit official website for further details


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